acupuncture for fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility

Research shows that acupuncture may improve the chances of conception via IVF by as much as 65%. As Chinese medicine practitioners, we always endeavour to treat each patient’s unique constitutional requirements. However, we additionally incorporate research and evidence-based protocols...

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The 13 Ghost Points

The 13 Ghost Points

The ancient Chinese frequently spoke of possession by demons and ghosts. Ghosts (or gui/ guei 鬼 ) were often attributed to the onset of conditions such as mania, paranoia, addiction, seizures, paralysis, lockjaw, headaches, nightmares, epilepsy and mental illness...

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Trigeminal Neuralgia: Exploring Acupuncture as a Potential Solution

Acupuncture for Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a debilitating neurological condition characterised by intense facial pain. The trigeminal nerve, responsible for transmitting sensory information from the face to the brain, becomes hypersensitive, resulting in severe, sudden, and recurring facial pain. But can...

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Jing-well points

Jing-Well Points

Jing-well points are a group of acupuncture points located at the tips of the fingers and toes, where there is little flesh. The qi at these points is considered to be shallow and narrow, yet dynamic—pouring forth like a spring or well.

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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain

Research shows that acupuncture performs at least as well as, and potentially better than, standard medical care for back pain (Cherkin, 2009; Haake, 2007; Sherman, 2009a; Witt, 2006). It is particularly beneficial as an alternative to conventional care for...

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